It was always about race, not economic anxiety — field negro

I am forever amazed at how many of our fellow Americans continue to normalize the presidency of Donald J. trump. It's as if all the blatant racism and overall ignorance he has been displaying for the past three years (eight years if you count his birtherism BS) should just be ignored. 829 more wordsIt was always … Continue reading It was always about race, not economic anxiety — field negro

‘Black Children Hung By A Rope’: White Artist Who Put Up Racially Offensive Artwork Resigns from Brooklyn Art Studio — The Root

I’m all for works of art being subjective but this so-called artist maybe should’ve re-thunk this particular creation. Read more...‘Black Children Hung By A Rope’: White Artist Who Put Up Racially Offensive Artwork Resigns from Brooklyn Art Studio — The Root

Hispanic Man Who Sucker Punched Black Whole Foods Worker Found Guilty of Hate Crime — Atlanta Black Star

A California man was found guilty of a hate crime Thursday for sucker punching a Black Whole Foods worker and leaving him with a broken nose and severe damage to two of his front teeth. 255 more wordsHispanic Man Who Sucker Punched Black Whole Foods Worker Found Guilty of Hate Crime — Atlanta Black Star Just … Continue reading Hispanic Man Who Sucker Punched Black Whole Foods Worker Found Guilty of Hate Crime — Atlanta Black Star

Video Captures Several Men Viciously Beating Two Black Women Over Gas Dispute, Other Customers Confirm Location Overcharges — Atlanta Black Star

https://players.brightcove.net/1105443290001/19b4b681-5e7c-4b03-b1ff-050f00d0be3e_default/index.html?videoId=6088367843001 About 50 protesters demanded justice outside a Pittsburgh gas station after video showed three men punching, pushing and dragging two Black women Friday night at the gas station. 679 more wordsVideo Captures Several Men Viciously Beating Two Black Women Over Gas Dispute, Other Customers Confirm Location Overcharges — Atlanta Black Star Stop spending your money … Continue reading Video Captures Several Men Viciously Beating Two Black Women Over Gas Dispute, Other Customers Confirm Location Overcharges — Atlanta Black Star

Arlington Police Officer Fired After Being Charged with Homicide in Shooting Death of 24-Year-Old Black Man — The Root

Arlington, Tex. police officer Bau Tran has been fired days after he was charged with criminally negligent homicide for shooting and killing 24-year-old O’Shae Terry during a traffic stop in 2018, according to the Associated Press. Warning: Very graphic video. Tran may appeal his dismissal. He has yet to enter a plea in his criminal case. … Continue reading Arlington Police Officer Fired After Being Charged with Homicide in Shooting Death of 24-Year-Old Black Man — The Root

United Airlines Employee Accused of Calling Actress Cacilie Hughes a ‘Shining Monkey’ — The Root

A United Airlines employee has been charged with disorderly conduct after verbally abusing actress and philanthropist Cacilie Hughes. Read more...United Airlines Employee Accused of Calling Actress Cacilie Hughes a 'Shining Monkey' — The Root If you're Black and still flying United Airlines, you deserve what's coming to you.

White Supremacist Sentenced to Life in Prison for Murdering Black Teen  With Jeep — Atlanta Black Star

https://www.youtube.com/embed/EuEicuLNUto?feature=oembed A white Oregon man who mowed down and killed an African-American teen two years ago in a racially-motivated attack was sentenced to life in prison Tuesday without the possibility of parole for 28 years, OregonLive reported. Russell Courtier, 40, had hoped for a lighter sentence after a jury found him guilty of murder, hit–and–run driving,…White … Continue reading White Supremacist Sentenced to Life in Prison for Murdering Black Teen  With Jeep — Atlanta Black Star